In this week's episode of Manners for the Digital Age, Farhad Manjoo and Emily Yoffe debate the question, "Is it rude to whip out the smartphone during a dinner party?"
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Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
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